About Jimmy Brooks

Jimmy Brooks Mormon Sex Crime Case Summary

07/01/94 Texas

LDS Jimmy Earl Brooks, “used his position as an LDS Sunday School teacher to find his
victims. He was a known pedophile and had been arrested in GA, CA, NM, FL, and TN.
Jimmy Earl Brooks, 52, who was living on a boat docked in the Galveston area and is
described as “associated with the Mormon Church in Galveston,” was charged on 22 July
1994 with molesting four children. He had earlier been arrested in Georgia, California, New
Mexico, Florida, and Tennessee, on charges ranging from exposing himself to aggravated
sexual assault, usually involving children under age ten. Police from Morristown,

Tennessee, had been looking for him since March 7, when he was charged with the
aggravated sexual assault of eight children. His modus operandi was to “teach Sunday
School at … churches around the country, which is where he came in contact with most of
his victims…. Brooks was able to make friends with families and talk them into going sailing
with him, usually at night,” according to investigator Connie Guelfi of the Galveston Police
Department. “While parents sat on the stern of the boat, Brooks would go into the bow of
the boat with some of the children.”

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“Brooks’ charges range from exposing himself to aggravated sexual assault. Many of the
felony charges involved children under the age of 10.” “Brooks was charged with the
aggravated sexual assault of eight children.”

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